Top chef and restaurateur Bradley Green aims to rock Lord Bute Hotel with iconic dining
CHEF and restaurateur Bradley Green, celebrated for his acclaimed Green's restaurant brand in London, is taking over the restaurant at the five-star Lord Bute Hotel in Highcliffe.
He promises to infuse the iconic venue with his “exceptional dining experience”.
Bradley has assured patrons that there will be “no major changes” to the hotel's offerings until after Christmas. Guests can continue to indulge in the Lord Bute's existing hospitality and amenities, but now overseen by Bradley.
Long-time hotel manager Chris Denley and the current kitchen staff will remain integral parts of the new team under Bradley's leadership. Together, they aim to uphold the standards of hospitality and gastronomy for which Bradley is known.
Bradley has big plans for the Lord Bute Hotel's restaurant. Following the Christmas season, the restaurant will temporarily close in January for a refurbishment. He plans to elevating the two-AA Rosette dining experience and “create a refined ambiance” for guests.
The project was marked by a VIP launch party on Thursday.
Beyond his culinary prowess, Bradley carries his own rock 'n' roll legacy as son of the late British rock legend Mick Green, a member of Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, celebrated for his musical talents and performing alongside icons like Paul McCartney, Van Morrison and Bryan Ferry. Off-stage Mick also loved to cook, giving Bradley a rock-star-infused love of cooking.
Bradley’s career began at the prestigious Il Bottaccio in London’s Grosvenor Place, alongside Marco Pierre White, where he carved out a unique culinary identity.
The creation of Green's, a top-tier brand of London restaurants, became a success, accumulating 16 awards including prestigious Luxury Living accolades and a top ranking in Time Out magazine.
Lord Bute is named after the prime minister of 1762-1763 who lived there, and parts of the accommodation were the original 18th century entrance lodges to Highcliffe Castle.